Charles Burrell Museum

This museum, housed in Burrells original paint shop, tells the story of the Charles Burrell Works a Thetford business that once employed 350 people and supplied beautiful and reliable steam-powered engines throughout the world.
Burrells built traction engines, agricultural machinery, steam trucks wagons and tram engines, thriving until the internal combustion engine took over from steam power.
Displays include fine engines and agricultural machinery alongside recreations of parts of the original works such as the foundry and the machine shop.

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